Captain Cook Monument - Waimea, HI
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N 21° 57.291 W 159° 40.040
4Q E 431094 N 2427979
Located near the Cook Landing Site in Waimea, where Captain James Cook landed at the mouth of the Waimea River on January 20, 1778.
Waymark Code: WM15C0C
Location: Hawaii, United States
Date Posted: 12/04/2021
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member wayfrog
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This historical marker is located at Hofgaard Park, a small county park near the supposed landing site. James Cook (1728-1779), a British Royal Navy Captain, was on his third voyage into the Pacific Ocean when the expedition saw Oahu and Kauai on January 18, 1778. He anchored at Waimea Bay on January 20, 1778.

Besides the historical marker, the park also includes informational signs and a statue of Cook.
Check the 'Island' where you found this 'Waymark': Kaua'i

Marker Name: Captain Cook Monument

Marker Type: Roadside

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